Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions of the platform ENERGOKLUB®

1. Interpretation

1.1 “MEMBER” means the person, company or organization who is named on ENERGOKLUB® Application for Membership form and for whom, following acceptance by the company SFÉRA, the Club has agreed to provide services to, in accordance with these terms and conditions.

1.2 “MEMBERSHIP” means the period of time when a Member is contracted to the Club.

1.3 “SPECIFIED SERVICE” means the service provided by the Club and set out in these terms and conditions.

1.4 “CLUB” means platform ENERGOKLUB® which is product of the company SFÉRA, a.s. headquartered at Karadžičova 2, 811 08 Bratislava, Slovakia.

1.5 “ANNUAL FEE” represents price for provided service during yearlong period based on package of Specified Service chosen by individual Member.

1.6 “CONTRACT TERM” means 12-month period following after the Member pays the annual fee.

1.7 “WEBPAGE” means website portal operated at domain name energoklub.sk

1.8 “USER” means visitor to webpage energoklub.sk

1.9 “PROVIDER” means company SFÉRA, a.s., identification number 35 757 736, headquartered at Karadžičova 2, 811 08 Bratislava, Slovakia

2. Agreement to these Terms and Conditions

2.1 When applying for Membership of the Club, the Member confirms that it has read and agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions.

3. Supply of the Specified Service

3.1 The Club shall provide the Specified Service to the Member subject to these terms and conditions.

3.2 The Club shall use its reasonable endeavors to provide the Specified Service within the advertised times.

3.3 The Specified Service includes in particular, but not exclusively:
  • administration of webpage energoklub.sk, including exclusive area designated for registered members only,
  • organization of events (lectures, discussions, meetings etc.), whereas Chatham House Rul may apply to some of the events (See 9.3),
  • provision of ad banner and marketing communication within the webpage energoklub.sk,
  • discount rate from participation fee to conference ENERGOFÓRUM®.

3.4. The detailed package of Specified Service for particular members is distinguished depending on the type of Membership between Standard, Premium, and VIP in accordance with currently valid price list published at webpage energoklub.sk.

3.5 The Club may at any time without notifying the Member make any changes to the Specified Service which are necessary to comply with any safety or other statutory requirements and/or which do not materially affect the nature or quality of the Specified Service.

3.6 Any other changes or additions to the Specified Service or to these terms and conditions will be notified to the Member via Club webpage and/or via email in advance of those changes taking place.

4. Contract Term and Payment

4.1 Membership of the Club begins following day after paying annual fee to the Provider´s bank account and lasts for the Contract Term of 12 months, i.e. 365 respectively 366 days.

4.2 Shortly before the expiry of the Contract Term, the Member shall be notified and invited to renew the yearly Membership.

4.3 All charges quoted to the Member for the provision of the Specified Service are exclusive of VAT, which must be paid by the applicant together with the annual fee without deduction or set-off. Tax point date for VAT purpose is the first day of starting the service.

4.4 After receiving application via appropriate electronic registration form, the Provider makes an advance invoice within 3 business days, which will be sent to the email specified in the order. The annual fee must be paid without delay until the due date of the advance invoice. The total amount with VAT will be paid by the applicant to the bank account transfer SK28 1100 0000 0026 2304 0147. As a variable symbol, the number of the advance invoice shall be indicated.

4.5 Annual fee does not serve to cover the costs of Club activities and does not represent Membership contribution. 

4.6 The fee paid for yearly Membership is a fixed sum. Aliquot adjustments in the course of calendar year are excluded.

4.7 The Club Membership is individual or corporate. Benefits of Membership may be used by employees and representatives appointed by the Member. Designated number of persons depends on the type of Membership.

4.8 The Membership entitles the appointed employees and representatives of the Member access to exclusive areas of the webpage. This access remains valid during the contract term. After its termination, the access shall be denied.

5. Warranties and Liability

5.1 The Club warrants to the Member that the Specified Service will be provided using reasonable care and skill as far as reasonably possible. Where the Club uses the service of any supplier or third party (such as speakers at events), the Club does not give any warranty, guarantee or indemnity in that respect.

5.2 Where the Club uses premises of third party while providing Specified Service, the Member is obliged to abide by the rules of the third party, especially in relation to protection of property.

5.3 The Club shall not be liable to the Member or be deemed to be in breach of these terms and conditions by reason of any delay in performing, or any failure to perform, any of the Club’s obligations in relation to the Specified Service, if the delay or failure is due to any cause beyond the Club’s reasonable control, and time shall not be of the essence.

5.4 The Club´s webpage may include references to third party websites and information sources that are not under Club´s supervision and therefore the Club is not liable for their use.

6. Termination of Membership

6.1. The Membership terminates after 365 days, or 366 days of leap year, after receiving payment of annual fee, unless the contract term is renewed.

7. Membership Subscriptions Guarantee

7.1 The Club wishes for members to receive a return on their investment many times over through full involvement in the Specified Service, however, the Member retains responsibility for making the very most of the many opportunities Membership offers.

8. Cookies Usage Policy

8.1 The Club uses files with cookies while operating its webpage. By using this webpage the User gives consent to using cookies according to the settings of Users´ browsers. More detailed information on cookies usage policy is presented at this specific link.

9. Intellectual Property Rights

9.1 All intellectual property rights in matter relating to activities of the Club, such as but not limited to the webpage, news articles, handouts, recordings, photos, promotional material and publications prepared by or on behalf of the Club shall remain the sole property of the Provider.

9.2 The Member and/or participant at the Club events acknowledges that audiovisual recording is made at the Club events and is distributed in real or later time via internet services or other operating services.

9.3 When a meeting, or part thereof, is held under the Chatham House Rule, participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed.

10. Concluding Arrangements

10.1 Notices to the Club are to be sent via email to the address [email protected]. Notices to the Member are to be sent via email to the address shown on the application form, unless the Club is otherwise informed.

10.2 If any provision of these terms and conditions is held by any court or other competent authority to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part, the validity of the other provisions of these terms and conditions and the remainder of the provision in question shall not be affected.

10.3 Law of the Slovak Republic shall apply to these terms and conditions, and the parties agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the Slovak courts.

10.4 The Member of the Club agrees to conduct themselves in a professional and business-like manner, treating other members with respect at all times. If the Club should receive a complaint about behavior of any Member´s employees or representatives, it reserves the right to suspend Membership.

10.5 The Club reserves the right to adjust products and services of advertising character and marketing communication.

10.6 Any violation of these terms and conditions may lead to limitation of Specified Service provided by the Club. This does not exclude any potential civil, commercial and/or criminal law liability of the term´s violator against third parties that may have been harmed.

10.7 Membership of the Club is at the sole discretion of the provider and it reserves the right to refuse Membership.

10.8 The Provider reserves the right to grant individual honorary Membership to a person who has significantly contributed to activities of the Club and promotion of its good reputation. The Provider reserves the right to rescind any honorary Membership.


In Bratislava, July 31, 2018